Refresher Course on cybercrime and electronic evidence for the Filipino national trainers

15 – 23 JANUARY 2024 MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES

On 15 – 23 January September, the GLACY+ and GLACY-e project, in co-operation with the Department of Justice – Office of Cybercrime (DOJ-OOC) and the Supreme Court of the Philippines, organised the Refresher course on cybercrime and electronic evidence for around 20 national trainers in Manila,...

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C-PROC: Over 500 professionals from around 130 countries attend the Octopus Conference 2023

13-15 December 2023 Bucharest, Romania

On 13-15 December 2023 the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe organised its flagship event, the Octopus Conference, which brought together over 500 professionals from around 130 countries. In their opening remarks, Alexander Seger, Head of the Cybercrime Division of the...

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Closing Conference of the GLACY+ project and Launching Event of the GLACY-e project

14 DECEMBER 2023 BUCHAREST, ROMANIA

More than 160 participants from 20 countries from all around the world met in Bucharest, on 14 December, on the margins of the Octopus Conference 2023, to mark the transition between GLACY+ and GLACY-e, the two joint global projects of the European Union and of the Council of Europe. Gradually,...

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C-PROC: Meeting of the International Network of the National Judicial Trainers on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence

12 December 2023 Bucharest, Romania

The plenary meeting of the International Network of the National Judicial Trainers (the Network) on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence was held on 12 December 2023 in Bucharest, Romania, with the participation of the priority countries where the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of...

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The global state of cybercrime legislation in December 2023

8 December 2023 Bucharest, Romania

Up-to-date domestic criminal law in line with the Convention on Cybercrime (the Budapest Convention) remains a key element in addressing cybercrime and handling electronic evidence for countries across the globe. An updated cursory overview of the Global State of Cybercrime Legislation prepared...

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C-PROC at 10: Ten years of capacity building by the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe

5 December 2023 Bucharest, Romania

In October 2013, the Council of Europe decided to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Romania to establish a Cybercrime Programme Office (C-PROC) in Bucharest responsible for capacity building on cybercrime and electronic evidence. C-PROC became operational in April 2014 and...

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GLACY+ and Octopus projects: Enhancing public-private cooperation in Latin America on cybercrime and e-evidence

13-14 November 2023 Santiago, Chile

Law enforcement officers and prosecutors from 14 LATAM countries – parties or invited to adhere to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention) – joined the discussions with representatives of Microsoft, Meta, TikTok, Uber, Binance, Lemon Cash, in a regional workshop organized in Santiago...

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GLACY+: Legislative drafting workshop organised in Lagos

14–16 NOVEMBER 2023 LAGOS, NIGERIA

On 14 – 16 November 2023, the GLACY+ project facilitated the organisation of a Legislative drafting workshop in Lagos, Nigeria, for 30 representatives of the national task force. This workshop was requested by the national authorities following the domestic consultations on amendments to the...

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GLACY+: Workshop on the role of policymakers and raising awareness on the Convention on Cybercrime

13 November 2023 Freetown, Sierra Leone

50 stakeholders from of the Ministry of Communication, Technology and Innovation, the National Cybersecurity Coordination Centre, the Financial Intelligence Unit, the Judiciary of Sierra Leone and service providers from Sierra Leone participate in a workshop on the benefits of the Convention on...

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GLACY+: Support to Mexico’s legislative reform on cybercrime and electronic evidence

10 NOVEMBER 2023 CIUDAD DE MEXICO, MEXICO

The GLACY+ project supported the organization of an Advisory workshop on cybercrime legislation, in Mexico, on 10th November 2023, hosted by the Senate of Mexico and attended by senators and other representatives of Mexican public institutions, civil society and the private sector. The Council of...

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GLACY+: Selected African countries attend the Regional Workshop on Judicial Training Strategies

8-9 November 2023 Paris, France

Between 8 and 9 November 2023, the GLACY+ project, in co-operation with the Octopus and OCWAR-C projects, organised the Regional Workshop on Judicial Training Strategies. The workshop gathered around 32 delegates from 20 African countries that confirmed the need to develop national judicial...

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GLACY+: The Dominican Republic takes further steps towards aligning with the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime

8 NOVEMBER 2023 SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

On 8 November 2023, the GLACY+ project organised an Advisory mission on legislation in the Dominican Republic, with the aim to assess the existing domestic legislation on cybercrime and electronic evidence, as well as draft legislative amendments, with respect to the Convention on Cybercrime and...

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GLACY+: Ghana’s Joint Regional Introductory Judicial Training on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence

7–9 November 2023 Takoradi, Ghana

The GLACY+ project, the European Commission’s TAIEX instrument, OCWAR-C and the Cyber Security Authority of Ghana (CSA) joined forces to organise the last workshop in a series of three introductory trainings for criminal justice professionals beyond the capital, with the aim of enhancing the...

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GLACY+: The last 2023 P2P workshop of the third series of workshops of the International Network of theNational Judicial Trainers

26 October 2023 online

On 26 October, around 45 practitioners participated in the fourth webinar of the third series of events dedicated to sharing experiences on cybercrime and electronic evidence. The webinar was organised in the framework of the International Network of National Judicial Trainers by the GLACY+...

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GLACY+: Second national delivery of the Introductory Course on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence for criminal justice professionals of Ghana with TAIEX support

24-26 October 2023 Accra, Ghana

The European Commission’s TAIEX instrument, along with the OCWAR-C and GLACY+ projects joined forces for the second time with the aim of enhancing the capacities of the criminal justice authorities of Ghana to apply legislation on cybercrime and electronic evidence. Organised with the support of...

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The seventh Annual Meeting of the 24/7 Network of Contact Points

20 OCTOBER 2023 THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS

On 20 October 2023, the Council of Europe organised the seventh Annual Meeting of the 24/7 Points of Contact. The meeting was held at the Europol premises in The Hague, Netherlands. Under Article 35 of the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention), the 24/7 Network facilitates immediate...

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The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is seeking consultants to develop a Handbook on European Law relating to cybercrime and fundamental rights

20 October 2023 Vienna, Austria

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is seeking consultants with proven experience in the areas of human rights law, as well as cybercrime and/or criminal justice to develop a Handbook on European Law, pertaining to cybercrime and fundamental rights. Please consult the link to...

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C-PROC delegates attend the Annual Conference of the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3)

18-19 October 2023 The Hague, The Netherlands

The Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe (C-PROC) supported the participation of over 60 participants from 37 countries to the European Cybercrime Centre’s Annual Conference held at the Europol Headquarters in The Hague. The theme of the 2023 edition was “10 Years of Joint Support...

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GLACY+: Advisory mission on cybercrime and electronic evidence legislation

17-19 October 2023 Lilongwe, Malawi

During 17 – 19 October 2023, the Council of Europe, through the GLACY+ and Octopus projects, in collaboration with the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority, organised a workshop to discuss the potential reforms of the national legislation on cybercrime and electronic evidence, necessary to...

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GLACY+: Regional CSIRT/LEA simulation exercise for interagency co-operation

26-29 September 2023 Ebene, Mauritius

The GLACY+ and OCWARC projects joined forces to create and deliver a simulation exercise dedicated to the African region, aimed at strengthening co-operation between law enforcement agencies (LEA) and Computer Emergency/Security Incident Response Teams (CERTs/CSIRTs). During the planning meeting...

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Alexander SEGER
Executive Secretary

Jan KRALIK
Programme Manager

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Programme Assistant


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